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   Southern Illinoisan (Newspaper) - July 5, 1974, Carbondale, Illinois                                PUBLICATION OPPICI Murphysboro 710 N HllnoU 1113 Walnut 211 N IMh Velumt 12No 157lSe Copy TtwlKtlMS luccttiW 1o Herrln Dilly Journil Murphyiferii FRIDAY JULY 5 1974 Rockets red glare Brian Ziegltr 2yearold ion of Mr Mrs Ur of Evergrwn Apartments at Southern Illi nois University at Carbondale rifleets the awe of Fourth of July berot Riverside Park Thurs day night Southern Illinoisan photographer Tom Porter ptrimpoied the aerlaf activity on thr photo o the boy Other pictures of the holiday festivl ties are onpagef jnd 3r j Nixon energy seek to quiz presi Washington StarNews And Associated Press Washington Attorneys for former presi dential assistant John D Ehr llchman saidtoday that they will submit Monday proposed writtenquestions for President Nixon relating to the Ellsberg burglary trial William S Frates Ehrlich mans chief attorney said he would present the questions to federal judge Gerhard A Gesell for Gesells delerminatior of whether they should be pre sented to the jury trying Ehr lichman and three others in connection with a 1971 breakin at the office of Daniel Ellsbergs psychiatrist Earlier today attorneys for Secretary of State Henry A Kissinger and presidential as sistant Alexander M Haig Jr filed papers asking that sub poenas served on1 them by Ehr lichman for their testimony be dismissed However as the trial went in to its seventh day Frates him self withdrew the Haig sub poena Then Gesell asked Frates to give him Monday a statement of what Kissinger would be asked if he were called to tes tify Gesell said he would then determine whether Kissingers testimony is As thetrial resumed today it Jobless rate still Written inquiries in Ehrlichman trial was revealed that on Sept 13 1973 Ehrlichman appeared be fore a Watergate grand jury and attempted to change testimony he had given Muring a previous appearance MayJ141973 During the May testimony Ehrlichman said he had not known prior to the Sept 3 1971 breakin that the White House had attempted to have a psy chological profile made of Ells berg Testimony today showed that on Sept 13 1973 Ehrlichman testified that between grand jury appearances he discovered that he had seen such a profile before the burglary took place One of the counts in the in dictment charges that Ehrlich mans May 14 testimony about his knowledge of the profile was a lie Federal law provides that a person isallowed to recant prior sworn testimony without penalty if he thought at the time of the first testimony it was accurate However a oerson is not allowed to change his tes timony simply because he real izes that federal investigators have learned that the first tes timony was inaccurate Attorneys for Haig arid Kis singer said neither man pos sesses information relating to the breakin of Dr Lewis Fieldings office or any conspiracy or any other in formation bearing on the guilt or innocence of the defendants Ehrlichman had subpoenaed both in his defense Ehrlichmans codefendants are G Gordon Liddy Bernard L Barker and Eugenip R Mar tinez The prosecution rested its case Ehrlich man was expected to takethe stand in his own defenselater in the day to answer prosecution testimony that he approved the 197lbreakn There has been testimony in the trial that Kissinger was among those who wanted de rogatory information tbout Ellsberg madepublicafter the former Pentagon analyst made public the Pentagon papers study of the Vietnam war Kissinger is on a European trip to infprm North Atlantic Treaty Organization allies about President Nixons trip to Mos cow In Rome today Kissinger de clined to reply to Charles W Colsons claim that Kissinger had advised the former White House special counsel to dis seminate derogatory informa tion about Ellsberg I stand by what I said in Salzburg Kissinger told news men At a news conference in the Austrian city last month he said his principal problem in responding to Watergate charges was that it is virtually impossible to prove a negative namely that he was not involv ed Kissinger said he will have nothing to say untilhe testifies before the Senate Foreign Re lations Committee He is ex pected to meet with the a closed session July 17 He will request release of his testimony except where individuals are involved Washington StarNews Washington Project independence President Nixons effort tt make the United States energy self sufficient by 1980 is being questioned at the highest level of g overnment administration sources confirmed today As a result a special meeting has beenscheduled at the White House next week by the new special energy task force headed by Treasury Secretary William E Also invited are Nixons new economic adviser Kenneth Rush Commerce Secretary Frederick B tation Secretary Claude S Brinegar Roy Ash head of the Office of Management and Budget Federal Energy Ad ministrator John Sawhill and Dixie Lee Ray head of the Atomic Energy Commission Sources say the goup will dis cuss the practicability of meeting the 1980 deadline set by the President what the overall U S objectives in energy inde pendence should beand the de tailed plans FEA is developing for Project Independence European leaders Kissinger giving briefings on summit Paris AP Secretary of State Henry A Kissinger briefed Frances president today on President Nixons summit talks in Mos cow then rushed to Orly Airport for a flight to Rome and talks with Italian President Giuseppe Leone and Pope Paul VI Kissinger is touring West Eu ropean capitals to tell Americas allies what transpired at the Moscow summit and to assure them that Nixon madeno secret agreements with theRussians He conferred Thursday in Belgium with the council of the North Atlantic Treaty Organi zation and officials of the Euro pean Economic Commission He will also visit West Germany Britain and Spain Drunken agenf apparently told secrets to KGB man scheduled for delivery to Nixon working groups to a number of j AP x The nations unemployment rate stMdy Bt in June maintaining about the same evei it has hovered at so ar Libor worng groups Arab countries next week He partment reported today in September Assistant Treasury Secretary pjans tphold talks in Egypt and Gerald Parsky confirmed that the meeting had been called He characterized the discussion as Israel with his longest stay fourdays in Saudi Arabia a status report Nixon proposed the energy t y s aeiegauuir wm ic selfsufficient program last Saudi Arabia to help 7 at the height of the Arab oil country work out new eco After his departure a fairly large U S delegation will re embargo A confidential report drafted by the Presidents Council of Economic Advisers says that iShighly likely that the United States will find it either im practical or uneconomical to eliminate oil imports by 1980 85 Therefore the council memo reportedly states alternative strategies to reduce the impact of a disruption in foreign sup must be analyzed Many officials have hedged on Nixons 1980 deadline in speeches and in talks with re porters For example both Sawhill and Simon have talked ofselfsufficiency in the 1980s rather thanby 1980 Over the last few months one of the principal U S foreign policy objectives has been to solidify theU S position with the oil producing Middle East ern nations Continuing Simon will lead aU S delegation and several intergovernmental rate now 12 perdent The five largest New York City banks ledother lending in stitutions across the country to day to the record 12per cent prime lending rate established earlier this week The New York banks were First National City Chase Man hattan Manufacturers Hanover Trust Morgan Guar anty Trust Co and Chemical Bank All hadbeen at cent V are Nationally the banks topped in size only by theSan Franciscobased Bank of America which remains at tt per cent The annual influx of students into the job market drove the unemployment rate up faster than employment but after ad justment for seasonal variations the increases balanced out The June unemployment rate1 in Illinois rose ot 43 per cent up from 39 per icent in May ac cording to the Bureau of Em ployment Security The state bureau said its sea sonally adjusted figures showed a rise in unemployment from 210 000 May and 189000 a year ago to a totalof 222000 in June The bureau blamed the in crease primarily on a drop in summer jobs for young people and layoffs caused by the monthlong truckers strike against Illinois contractors Seasonallyadjusted national unemployment stood at 48 mil lion up by 46000 from May Employment rose by 194000 to 862 million persons The administration had been braced for a sixper cent unem ployment rate over the first half of the year as officials at tempted to bring inflation out of the economy But the jobless rate varied no more than twotenths of one per cent since January Watergate inquiry unearths flap in CIA Ivi c New York Times Washington A tale of a drunken and de spondent CIA agent who appar ently sat down with a Soviet KGB operative somewhere in Latin America and told him what he knew has emerged as a result of a Senate Watergate Committee inquiry into the ac tivities of the Central Intelli gence Agency The KGB the Soviet Commit tee on State Security combines Internal security and foreign Intelligence functions A report issued by the Water gate committee this week con tains a cryptic mention of a W H that highly reliable sources said resulted from the conversation and its ensuing ef feet on many of the agencys clandestine operations The ini tials W H are CIA parlance for Western Hemisphere The agent clearly provided information of value to the Russians because the CIAs deputy director for plans later told the Watergate committee according to its report that the affair threatened to compro mise Western Hemispere oper ations The CIA man was described by sources as despondent disgruntled with the agency and in his cups at the time of his brief and perhaps dented Contact with the Rus sians a little more than two years ago Itcould not be learned what specific information the Ameri canimparted but sources said this week that the matter was still considered extremely sensitive i One of the lesser agency se crets compromised in the con versation however was the fact that a Washington public Tela tions concern Robert R Mullen Co had for years been pro viding cover for CIA agents stationed abroad According to the Senate re port prepared by theWater gate committees minority staff the Mullen concern has main tained a relationship with the since its incorporation in 1959 At the time of the Watergate breakin one CIA agent in Singapore and another for Am sterdam were said to repre senting themselves as overseas employes of the Mullen com pany A number of other American multinational companies with interests in Western Europe or the Far East have traditionally furnished such cover for CIA opera to intelli gence sources At the time of the Watergate breakin the Mullen company Howard Hunt Jra retired CIA operative who WiilltwV 4W laulcU o v Central Intelligence Agency later plwded guilty to having conspired to tap telephones at the Democratic Partys national headquarters here Although the companys pres ident Robert F Bennett has said that the firm was not serv ing as a cover organization for Hunt the committee report notes that Hunts covert se curity clearance was extended by the CIA when he left the agency in The CIAs reluctance to tell Mullen officers that the com panys cover had been breached accordingto one source stem med from its desire to conceal from the Russians its knowledge of the clandestine contact be tween the Russian agent and the CIA man who has since re Nikon made Mideast trip against doctors advice KeyBiscayne Fla AP President Nixpnis doctorsays Nixon was a per manent blood clot in his left leg migtit kill himduring his Middle East trip but that the President insisted ongoing ahead with travel plans The danger is now past Dr Walter R Tkach said late Thursday Tkach for the first time dis closed Nixon has throm bophlebitiswhich he saidin volves the presence of per manent blood clot in his left leg The clot is pretty well fixed Tkach said explaining it has attached itself tothe wall of a vein and no longer is likely to break loose and go to hisheart or lung a development that could prove fatal An Army major general Tkach said he considered hos pitalization for Nixon at the time the President first told him of leg swelling But he said Nixon Holiday death toil hits 192 By the AssociatedPress r The nations Fourth of July weekend traffic death toll reached 192 today as many persons iri terrupted holiday outings to return to work Showers and thunderstorms dampened activities in parts of the South and ranged north eastward into interior New England Most other sections of the country were dry The National Safety2 Council estimatedthat between 450 and 550 persons would the nations highways during the holiday period The count of traffic deaths be gan at 6 pnr Wednesday and will end at midnight Sunday in each time zone COOLER who had kept the ailment secret from him for several dayswas insistent oh going forward with his Middle East trip although told him what he potential hazards would be Tkach said Nixon informed him of he swollen left leg after arriving in Salzburg Austria on June 10 eh route to the Mid east For several weeks the White House has declined to describe Nixons phlebitis as involving a blood clot but Tkach acknowl edged the President has one The clot will always be therej he sairi adding that the swellir from blood forcin the area of clotting Tkach evidently was referring to a process called organi zation wherein the body sometimesturns a potentially breakaway clot into a fibrous tissue which in effect becomes part of the vein When this process is complete the vein itself tends to become solid and the clot can not break loose and cause damage else where Meanwhile other blood vessels can take over the work of the clotaffected vein Tkach also disclosed Nixon was given medication for a week during his overseas journey something the White House had repeatedly denied He would not name the drug involved The doctor said that by the time the President left for Mos cow last week the danger to Nixon was not as great as dur ing the Middle East trip He de clined to say whether he had advised against both journeys but the New York Daily News quoted him earlier as having said he had wanted the Presi dent to rest Tkach said Nixon felt he had an obligation to go forward with his Mideast tripand that We watched him daily and he did Womens tennis Tonight cool with v INDEX Clawifitd IS Religion v 5 Comics TV Bridge Editorials Family living Records Mi Sprott 14 Wiathtr dttalls map In both Middle East and the Soviet Union ambulances were placed in presidential mo torcades but were never us ed Tkach has advised Nixon to do as much swimming as possible President took two dips Thursday the White House said The President and Mrs Nixon came here late Wednesday for a long July Fourth holiday week end following a 14hour flight from Moscow Nixon took a boat ride on Bis cayne Bay Thursday afternoon with neighbor C G Bebe Rebozo and conferred with staff chief Alexander M Haig Jr Armory weapons stolen Los Angeles AP Enough weapons and ammu nition to outfit a full Army company have been stolen from a National Guard armory in suburban Compton authorities reported today It is frightening to think that this arsenal would fall into the wrong hands said Compton Police Sgt W H Williams It appears that the theft was a highly organized thing Police and FBI agents refused to speculate on who may have been responsible for the theft But authorities said they were investigating routinely the pos sibility that a terrorist or radi cal gang may have been involv ed The firing pins were missing from the stolen weapons the Army said but police official added mat replacements could be obtained easily Chris Evert wins title at Wimbledon Wimbledon AP Teenaeer Chris Evert won the womens singles title at the Wimbledon Tennis Champion ship today by beating Russian Olga Morozova 60fi4 The biggest victory in the ca reer of 19yearold Miss Evert of Fort Lauderdale Fla came aftw herfiance Timmv Connors gained Saturdays mens final I i with a comeback 4462 8S M victory over Dick Stockton For a time it appeared the 21 yearold Connors of Belleville would be meeting Stan Smith in an AllAmerican final Smith won the first two sets against Ken Rosewall but then the 39 yearold Australian staged a sensational rally to win 9fl6l63   

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